Brüno proved that Borat’s amazing fake documentary trick was only really going to work one time, so The Dictator returns to a format that’s more like the traditional romantic comedies that Sacha Baron Cohen parodied in his first movie Ali G Indahouse.
That doesn’t mean that The Dictator won’t profoundly disturb anyone who’s offended by terrorism jokes or the near-endless stream of sexist and racist comments that pour from the mouth of Cohen’s Admiral General Aladeen. Since that group includes almost no one who reads UTR, it’s pretty safe to say that our readers will find this hilarious. It’s much funnier than Brüno and strongly suggests that Cohen has a lot more movies in him as a kind of dirtbag Jerry Lewis. +Continue Reading